The installation of CCTV cameras, free public Wi-Fi, platform railings and new signage will be completed at East Hampton Station this month. The station building has been open since July 2018 – its wood paneling has been installed, and historic photos of the station are on display in the customer…
New amenities at East Hampton Station include benches, bulletin boards, digital information totems and Wi-Fi! The installation of platform lighting, railings and signage is in progress, as is the repair of the station’s wood paneling. A heating system and restrooms will be added by the end of 2018.
The revamped East Hampton station opened today. Riders can enjoy the climate-controlled waiting room, USB charging ports, new interior and exterior sensory lightings and other new permanent features.
The MTA LIRR has completed the installation of 64 exterior USB charging ports and 24 interior USB charging ports in the waiting room of the East Hampton station. All 86 USB charging ports are fully functional and operating.
The train station on Railroad Avenue, which shelters Long Island Rail Road passengers, is currently undergoing renovations. According to Aaron Donovan, deputy communications director for the LIRR, construction officially began on March 19, and the work is expected to be completed by March 2019.
Long Island is in the midst of historic change. For years, as other regions invested in areas like quality, affordable rental housing, mixed-use development, and public transit, LI was content with the status quo.
We sat silent as we watched droves of young people — educated in our outstanding public schools at significant expense — leave home and help create economic growth in other regions of our country.
The East Hampton Long Island Rail Road Station is set to be restored to its historic appearance more than 120 years after it was built. The station, which was built in 1895, will again have a brick exterior and a green canopy when the Metropolitan Transportation Authority completes the renovation project that starts next year, officials said.